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ARISE IIP et FibreTrace s'associent pour créer la première chaîne d'approvisionnement en coton en Afrique
19-11-2021 | 09:40:00
ARISE IIP et FibreTrace ont annoncé un nouveau programme pilote permettant la traçabilité de la filature au vêtement pour les installations de filature très attendues d'ARISE IIP en République du Bénin.
OPEC Fund extends $25 million credit facility to boost regional agricultural integration in Benin and Togo
22-10-2021 | 11:23:58
The OPEC Fund for International Development has signed loan agreements with the governments of Benin ($15 million) and Togo ($10 million) to support the Regional Program for the Integration of Agricultural Markets
[Benin] Un projet agricole renforce la résilience des populations dans le nord-est du pays
29-09-2021 | 08:56:00
Le Projet d’appui à la production vivrière et de renforcement de la résilience dans les départements de l’Alibori, du Borgou et des Collines, est en bonne voie.
AIIM acquires stake in Sodigaz to deliver clean fuel to African homes
14-09-2021 | 08:56:00
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin.
USTDA supports clean energy access and utility digitalization in Benin
09-09-2021 | 12:41:31
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced grant funding for technical assistance to help Beninese company Sherlock Grids SAS expand and improve clean energy access to rural communities across the country.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers acquires stake in West African LPG distributor
09-09-2021 | 11:19:03
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin, through AIIM’s flagship pan-African infrastructure fund, AIIF3. 
IsDB signs $50m financing agreement for community health and nutrition project in Benin
01-09-2021 | 16:26:00
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Government of Benin signed a $50 million financing agreement for “Closing Gaps: Community Health, Human Resources, and Nutrition” project, a new development project in Benin.
Mdxi-MainOne consolide sa position dans le developpement de l'écosystème numérique de l'Afrique de L'Ouest
09-08-2021 | 14:50:00
MDXi, une entreprise de MainOne continue de consolider sa position de leader des data center en Afrique de l'Ouest avec le lancement de son nouveau data center à Appolonia City, au Ghana.
Mdxi-MainOne consolidates position in building west African digital ecosystem
09-08-2021 | 14:43:00
MDXi, a MainOne company, continues to consolidate its position as the leading Data Center Business across West Africa with the launch of its recent Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana.
MTN picks Tecnotree to accelerate business growth in 5 African countries
25-06-2021 | 07:44:58
As part of the five-year collaboration with MTN, Tecnotree will deploy its Digital BSS Suite 5 to help accelerate the operator’s business growth, increase agility and boost operational efficiency.
Islamic Development Bank approves $176.05m for for projects in Iraq, Mauritania, Benin and Morocco
21-06-2021 | 16:18:00
The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), approved $176.05 million for projects in Iraq, Mauritania, Benin and Morocco.
World Bank approves $200m to enhance electricity access in Benin
15-06-2021 | 15:20:00
The World Bank approved $200 million in International Development Association (IDA), funding to help Benin improve access to electricity services for households, businesses, and basic public services.
[Interview] Lino G. TOKPO, CEO, GENIEUP Group, Benin
10-05-2021 | 15:58:00
Lino G. Tokpo is the founder and CEO of GENIEUP Group, a young Beninese company which mainly intervenes in supporting local businesses through product distribution.
[Interview] Lino G. TOKPO, PDG, GENIEUP Group, Benin
10-05-2021 | 09:49:00
Lino G.Tokpo est le fondateur et PDG de GENIEUP Group, une jeune entreprise Béninoise qui intervient essentiellement dans l’accompagnement des entreprises locales à travers d’une distribution des produits.
Vipp Interstis earns the Best Place To Work certification in Cameroon and Benin
22-03-2021 | 10:11:35
Vipp Interstis, a French BPO company with operations in Africa offering offshore solutions to French and European companies, has recently been recognized as one of the best places to work for in Caremoun and Benin.
New recruitment platform to be opened for more than 2,000 workers
22-03-2021 | 07:38:00
On the national territory, infrastructure construction of the Benin-Niger pipeline will create thousands of jobs which will make it effective in the next few weeks.
Benin Republic seeks Nigeria’s collaboration on rice production
10-03-2021 | 09:40:00
The authorities of Benin Republic, Tuesday, dispatched a delegation to hunt President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention for Nigeria to assist the nation produce rice.
EIF OGEF finances Qotto’s solar home systems in Burkina Faso and Benin
24-02-2021 | 09:59:00
The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund of the Energy Inclusion Facility (EIF OGEF) closes the €2 million financing in favour of the French start-up Qotto.
FAO, CECAF assist African countries fight illegal fishing with laptops
17-02-2021 | 07:23:30
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Regional Office for Africa and the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) have stepped up support to the Fishery Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) by providing laptops for fisheries data analysis.
TechnoServe and Alteia partner to deploy AI solutions for climate-smart cashew programme in Benin
20-01-2021 | 08:45:08
TechnoServe and technology platform Alteia have announced that they have signed a partnership agreement that aims to improve cashew farming practices through the use of aerial drone imagery and artificial intelligence.
Global Environment Facility approves $78.5m to support FAO-led projects
15-12-2020 | 14:55:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling to $78.5 million.
Ericsson sees strong momentum in Sub-Saharan Africa
23-11-2020 | 08:50:18
A series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, among others, highlight Ericsson’s growing footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa as communications service providers move to strengthen their networks.
GE secures $47 million contract for installation of four power substations in Benin
08-10-2020 | 11:30:49
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has been awarded a contract of US$47 million for a substation project in Benin.
Bollore Transport & Logistics appoints Pierre Ngon as MD of Benin and Niger
15-09-2020 | 09:25:57
Pierre Ngon has assumed the charge as managing director of the Benin/Niger cluster of Bollore Transport & Logistics. He succeeds Jerome Binois.
Andersen Global expands into Benin
31-07-2020 | 15:30:00
Andersen Global has announced its entrance into Cotonou, Benin with the addition of collaborating firm Fiduciaire Conseil and Assistance (FCA), a full-service tax and legal firm founded 20 years ago.
MTN Group announces new CEOs for Cameroon and Benin
03-07-2020 | 08:30:00
MTN Group has announced the appointment of new chief executive officers for two of its West African operations, MTN Cameroon and MTN Benin.
World Bank approves $273 million for West Africa to facilitate access to services for people
29-04-2020 | 08:51:00
The World Bank approved $273 million for Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger to facilitate access to services for millions of people through the West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) Program.
MTN and Ericsson commence Network Managed Operations in Benin
26-03-2020 | 10:28:00
MTN Benin has extended its long-term relationship with Ericsson to provide world-class managed services, including Network Operations Center, Field Services in Radio, Core and Transmission in Benin.
Benin unveils online platform for business registration
25-03-2020 | 13:13:00
Benin this month took its business registration processes 100 per cent digital, setting up an efficient, new online single window that houses all regulatory processes needed to open a business in record time.
African Development Bank presents results of business environment study in Benin
17-03-2020 | 08:05:00
The African Development Bank presented the results of a study on the business environment in Benin.
EBID signs $21 million loan agreement for solar energy electrification in Benin
10-03-2020 | 14:44:00
EBID signed a US$21.1m loan agreement in Cotonou, with the Government of the Republic of Benin, to participate in financing the electrification of 750 rural community infrastructures in the country, using solar photovoltaic systems.
[Benin] Sensory profiles help cassava breeders develop desirable new varieties
15-01-2020 | 12:37:43
Detailed and descriptive profiles of different kinds of gari in Benin have been established through work under the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas
Technoserve partners with US Department of Agriculture to increase yields, boost revenues of 48,000 cashew farmers in Benin
07-01-2020 | 13:04:29
The BeninCajù program, a partnership between TechnoServe and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is working with 48,000 smallholder cashew farmers to increase yields, boost revenue, and encourage domestic processing.
Africa Climate Change Fund grants nearly $1 million to support access to climate finance in Benin and Lesotho
03-12-2019 | 10:33:00
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) has approved a project proposal for a total of $997, 524 to support Benin and Lesotho to access international climate finance.
Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea
13-11-2019 | 13:33:00
Following the attack of two vessels in the Gulf of Guinea last week, the International Transport Worker’ Federation called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the region.
[Column] Geoffrey White: Warehouse: A foundation for economic growth
08-11-2019 | 14:24:00
Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana are collectively a close knit, English speaking, trade block with a population that exceeds 250 million people, 40% of which are below 30 years old.
OPEC Fund signs US$85m loan agreements for 4 African countries
24-10-2019 | 08:55:00
The OPEC Fund Director-General Dr Alkhalifa signed a public sector loan agreements totaling US$85m with beneficiary countries Benin, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone.
[Africa Tech Week] Facebook is targeting African fake news in local languages
15-08-2019 | 15:13:34
Facebook's third-party fact-checking programme relies on feedback from the Facebook community, as one of many signals Facebook uses to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers for review.
[Column] Mickael Vogel: Why Benin is the capital of the West Africa gas and power
07-08-2019 | 11:08:23
With a population of less than 12 million and a GDP of $10.35bn in 2018, Benin is often overshadowed by its massive neighbour, Nigeria.
African Trade Insurance Agency launches regional West Africa's office in Cotonou
26-07-2019 | 13:02:00
Dignitaries from the Ministries of Finance along with the Head of the country’s Banking Association have officially launched the African Trade Insurance Agency’s (ATI) West Africa regional office.
Mohammed Ahmed appointed Managing Director of APM Terminals Nigeria
24-05-2019 | 13:35:36
Mohammed Ahmed has been appointed as the new Managing Director of APM Terminals Nigeria.
GE signs agreements to boost energy access in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire
08-04-2019 | 08:26:46
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has signed two deals to build energy systems in Benin and upgrade three substations in Cote d’Ivoire.
Nigerian tomato growers charge Federal Government on processing plant
08-01-2019 | 15:21:00
The Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN) has urged the Federal Government to establish cottage processing plants in tomato producing areas.
RLSF signs deal with five African countries to de-risk renewable energy projects
28-11-2018 | 12:48:10
Since launching a year ago, the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) has signed agreements with five countries.
IMF completes program review mission to Benin
30-10-2018 | 14:44:00
A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its October visit in Cotonou, Benin. The visit was to hold discussions on the third review of the three-year economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement with the Republic of Benin.
OFID signs loan agreements of $80 million with Benin, Niger and China
23-10-2018 | 15:05:00
OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has signed public sector loan agreements totaling more than $80 million. The agreements were signed by OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and ministers from the beneficiary countries.
[Benin] World Bank provides $40 Million to expand social safety nets
09-07-2018 | 11:00:00
The World Bank has approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $40 million to support the government of Benin in its efforts to increase poor communities’ access to basic social services and social safety nets.
Launch of Coris Bank deepens Islamic banking in Africa
20-06-2018 | 15:26:47
Islamic banking is gaining a strong footing in African region with the launching Islamic banking windows of Coris Bank International in Mali, Senegal, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire.
Atlantic AI Labs opens artificial intelligence research center in Benin
01-05-2018 | 09:45:00
Headquartered in Cotonou, Benin, Atlantic AI Labs™ has dedicated its operations to unleash the potential of AI for sustainable development in Africa
Belgium opens embassies in Benin, Guinea, Mali and Niger to foster bilateral cooperation
02-02-2018 | 07:03:00
Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo have announced the opening of 4 new Belgian embassies in Africa.
[Burkina Faso] African Legal Support Facility trains WAEMU members in oil exploration and opportunities
29-01-2018 | 09:14:00
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) organized two workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on best practices for managing oil and mining exploration and exploitation contracts.
Moov partners with Kirusa to launch InstaVoice channels service in Benin
25-01-2018 | 12:26:00
Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, has announced the launch of its InstaVoice Channels Service in partnership with Moov, a leading telecommunications operator in Benin.
BWSC gets $150.26m contract to build power plant in Benin
04-01-2018 | 12:47:00
The Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor, in consortium with MAN Diesel and Turbo, has been awarded a US$150.26mn contract to build a 120MW gas-fired power plant in Benin.
[Benin] Technoserve seeks to create economic opportunities for youth with BeniBiz project
14-12-2017 | 14:15:00
TechnoServe has announced the launch of the BeniBiz project, which will harness the power of entrepreneurship to improve the availability of nutritious food and create economic opportunities for young people in Benin.
Benin becomes the 17th member of the Africa Finance Corporation
13-11-2017 | 07:09:18
The Republic of Benin (Benin) has become the 17th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's premier infrastructure development finance institution.
University of Abomey-Calavi becomes first Francophone West African University to join Mastercard Foundation scholars program
09-11-2017 | 09:25:00
The University of Abomey-Calavi's commitment to educating next-generation African leaders received a boost today with a seven-year, USD$6.2 million commitment from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo - World Bank report
27-10-2017 | 10:02:00
A new World Bank Group report titled The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Togo explains the failure of the sub-region’s strong economic growth (above 5 percent, annually) to translate into benefits for the population.
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 13:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
MTN Benin and Youtap launch MoMoPay tap and pay solution for mobile money customers
20-06-2017 | 15:34:02
Mobile network operator MTN Benin and Youtap have launched MoMoPay, a contactless mobile payment service for MTN Benin Mobile Money users.
Kenya seeks to grow exports to Benin
10-05-2017 | 13:45:49
Kenya has set its eyes on Benin in its latest quest to expand the export market for its products, including coffee, tea and fresh produce.
Transnet to expand foothold to eight African countries
09-05-2017 | 16:37:08
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
African Development Bank to open a National Office in the Republic of Benin
20-04-2017 | 09:36:29
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Director-General for the West African Region, Janvier Litse visited the Republic of Benin from 10 to 12 April 2017 as part of a dialogue mission with the country's authorities.
Benin’s economic and financial reform program receives $151 million boost from IMF
10-04-2017 | 07:41:23
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Benin for an amount of $ 151.03 million, or 90 percent of Benin’s quota to support the country’s economic and financial reform program.
Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa, to visit Benin
06-04-2017 | 11:45:00
The World Bank’s Vice President for the Africa Region, Mr. Makhtar Diop, will visit Benin from April 6 to 8, 2017. This will be Mr. Diop’s first visit to Benin since his appointment.
African Development Bank to open field offices in Benin, Guinea and Niger
27-02-2017 | 10:02:00
Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to open offices in the three countries in order to strengthen its operational presence.
MicroSave and The MasterCard Foundation collaborate to Advance Digital Finance Services in Francophone Africa
02-02-2017 | 13:11:00
MicroSave, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched a new program to develop tailored training courses in digital financial services (DFS) in francophone markets of Africa.